What does sainted mean?

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ˈseɪn tɪdsaint·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. angelic, angelical, beatific, saintlike, saintly, saintedadjective

    marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint

    "angelic beneficence"; "a beatific smile"; "a saintly concern for his fellow men"; "my sainted mother"


  1. saintedadjective

    Of or pertaining to a saint; saint-like, reverenced.

    Pope John Paul II, of sainted memory, is a candidate for beatification.

  2. saintedadjective

    Made a saint; saint-like, reverenced.

    Pope John Paul II, of sainted memory, is a candidate for beatification.

  3. saintedadjective

    Used to mark a beloved person mentioned in conversation as being deceased.

    My sainted mother never had an evening dress.

  4. saintedadjective

    Pious, saintly.

  5. saintedadjective

    Much admired.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Saintedadjective

    Etymology: from saint.

    Thy royal father
    Was a most sainted king: the queen that bore thee,
    Oftner upon her knees than on her feet,
    Died every day she liv’d. William Shakespeare, Macbeth.

    I hold you as a thing enskied and sainted,
    By your renouncement an immortal spirit,
    And to be talk’d with in sincerity
    As with a saint. William Shakespeare.

    The crown virtue gives,
    After this mortal change, to her true servants,
    Amongst the enthron’d gods on sainted hills. John Milton.


  1. sainted

    "Sainted" generally refers to someone who has been formally recognized or canonized as a saint by a Christian church, particularly the Roman Catholic Church. It can also be used more broadly to describe a person who is exceptionally kind, patient, or morally upright, with the connotation that they seem to possess a saintly or virtuous character.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sainted

    of Saint

  2. Saintedadjective

    consecrated; sacred; holy; pious

  3. Saintedadjective

    entered into heaven; -- a euphemism for dead

Anagrams for sainted »

  1. detains

  2. instead

  3. stained

  4. destain

  5. satined

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sainted in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sainted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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    directed outward; marked by interest in others or concerned with external reality
    • A. omnifarious
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